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Reduce Business Risk by Protecting Corporate Assets and IP from BYOD Employees

Send “Bring your own Device” BYOD employees to the Internet via a separate Wi-Fi network versus giving them direct access to internal servers. Many companies today have a guest network. This is a separate Wi-Fi network that visitors use to access the Internet when they come meet with employees. Some of these guest networks require …
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Improve Employee Productivity by Enhancing Corporate Infrastructure to Support BYOD

The “Bring your own Device” (BYOD) phenomenon has moved employees from 1:1 PC computing to 5:1 mobility requiring enhanced infrastructure & cloud workloads. More and more BYOD employees are using their own laptops, tablets and smartphones to access corporate data, apps and other services to do their jobs. It started with email in the early …
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Reduce Corporate Expenses by Mobile-Enabling Existing Business Systems with REST APIs

Mobile-enable backend business systems by wrapping them with REST APIs that speak the same language as any device, browser or app. Most backend business systems organizations have deployed over the last several decades have absolutely nothing common. They all speak different languages via myriad binary and text wire protocols. They typically don’t talk to each …
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Mashup the Internet of Things, Azure App Service and Windows 10 to Deliver Business Value

Learn how to deliver business value by connecting Windows 10 IoT Core, Azure IoT services and Azure App Services. Streaming telemetry from sensors to Azure IoT services is one of the most promising ways an organization can derive valuable insights about their assets. That said, those insights won’t actually help an organization reduce expenses, enhance …
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Speaking at VSLive! Redmond on Azure IoT

If you’re attending Visual Studio Live! Redmond 2015, come check out my session on Making the Internet of Things Real with Azure IoT Services. At Microsoft, we believe that the Internet of Things starts with your things by building on the infrastructure you already have and using the devices you already own. Microsoft has played …
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Getting Started with Azure IoT services: Event Hubs

Microsoft Azure Event Hubs is a managed platform component of Azure IoT services that provides a telemetry data ingestion at cloud scale with low latency and high reliability. For your Internet of Things (IoT) scenarios, you can think of Event Hubs as the loosely-coupled beginning of an event pipeline that sits between event publishers like sensors …
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Microsoft Office is Now Available for the iPad

Today we made the highly anticipated move to bring Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint to the Apple iPad. All three products can be downloaded for free from the Apple App Store and used to view existing documents.  Via an in-app purchase mechanism, iPad users can unlock the full functionality of the products by subscribing to …
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Happy Mobile New Year

It’s a new year and therefore it’s time to throw some rapid-fire mobile architecture concepts at you to help improve your mobile enterprise systems.   For starters, developers and IT Pros involved in mobility need to start thinking holistically about backend systems, data transports, and mobile endpoints.  Working in the mobile enterprise space doesn’t mean …
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Keeping Windows 8 Tablets in Sync with SQL Server 2012

I’m pleased to announce that my newest book, “Keeping Windows 8 Tablets in Sync with SQL Server 2012,” is now available for sale. Spending a decade travelling the globe to help the world’s largest companies design and build mobile solutions had taught me a few things.  Large organizations are not interested in constantly running on the new …
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